ENSCO Avionics To Support US Army’s Alert Display Subsystem For UAS

March 24, 2015 @ 10:34 AM

ENSCO Avionics will be utilizing the IGL and IData Tool Suite in the design and development of the Ground Based Sense And Avoid (GBSAA) Alert Display subsystem. The Army developed the GBSAA as a more efficient means of complying with Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) regulations for flying unmanned aircraft systems (UAS)...

Lockheed Martin Selects Textron For Preflight Testing Of F-35 EW Systems

March 23, 2015 @ 12:36 PM

Textron Systems Model 527 Radar Signal Simulator has been selected by Lockheed Martin for preflight testing of the F-35 Lightning II electronic warfare (EW) systems. Under a three-year term contract, Textron will provide advanced, handheld radar simulators for EW preflight testing on all variants of the F-35, which is expected to...

Deals worth US$680 million announced at IDEX 2015

February 25, 2015 @ 03:11 PM

Day four of the International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX)in Abu Dhabi saw cumulative deals worth AED 2.534 billion (US$680 million approx)being announced

Northrop Grumman To Highlight Upgraded Helicopter Cockpit, Other Capabilities At IDEX 2015

February 22, 2015 @ 06:45 AM

Northrop Grumman will showcase a range of systems including airborne early warning and control, C4ISR, radars, defence electronics, cyber security and an upgraded helicopter cockpit at IDEX 2015. The company will also feature leading maritime capabilities, including mine-countermeasure solutions ALMDS and AQS-24, at NAVDEX, the naval defence and maritime security section...

Sagem, HAL Sign Technology Transfer Agreement For SIGMA 95 Laser Gyro Navigation

February 20, 2015 @ 11:06 AM

Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) has signed a technology transfer agreement with Sagem (Safran) to manufacture and maintenance of Sagem's SIGMA 95 laser gyro navigation systems. According to the agreement, HAL will be able to produce SIGMA 95 units for the Indian air force, and also provide level 3 front line maintenance

BEL Wins COMPASS Order From Elbit Systems At Aero India

February 18, 2015 @ 02:00 PM

Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) has won a contract at Aero India 2015 from Elbit Systems for the production of Elops Compact Multi-Purpose Advanced Stabilized Systems (CoMPASSTM). This is in addition to an earlier order for the supply of CoMPASS, received by BEL from Elop in 2014

AgustaWestland Introduces Transmission Testing Capabilities At Philadelphia Facility

February 17, 2015 @ 05:29 PM

AgustaWestland has expanded transmission testing capabilities at Philadelphia facility, bringing full Maintenance Repair and Overhail (MRO) services for intermediate and tail rotor gearboxes nearer to customers operating in the USA. The multi-model intermediate and tail rotor gearbox test system is the result of design and installation collaboration with RedViking

RUAG, TAL Team Up On A320 Aerostructural Components

February 17, 2015 @ 08:50 AM

RUAG Aerostructures and TAL Manufacturing Solutions Ltd has entered into partnership for manufacturing and supply of aero structural components and sub-assemblies. Under the $150 million contract, TAL will manufacture and supply over 550 sheet metal components, machined parts and sub-assemblies to RUAG, for Airbus A320 programme

Airbus Selects Dynamatic TechTo Supply Flap-Track Beams For A330 Aircraft

February 16, 2015 @ 12:24 PM

Airbus announced today that it has signed an agreement with Dynamatic Technologies Ltd for procuring flap-track beams for A330 aircraft. The agreement is the largest manufacturing contract between Airbus and a private sector company in India and elevates Dynamatic to a global tier-1 supplier

Boeing Wins $403 Million Contract To Upgrade E-767 Japan AWACS Aircraft

February 14, 2015 @ 07:46 AM

Boeing has won a contract worth $403 million to upgrade four E-767-based airborne warning and control aircraft for the government of Japan. The contract is a modification of an earlier award, and includes upgrades of four E-767 Japan Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) aircraft, and three ground support facilities, according to the Pentagon announcement

Raytheon Wins $270 Contract To Support V-22 Ospreys

February 11, 2015 @ 10:31 AM

Raytheon Company has won a $270 million contract from the US Navy's Air Systems Command to support V-22 Osprey systems. Under the contract, Raytheon will provide V-22 software support activity systems and software engineering, avionics integration, testing, and acquisition support

DARPA Awards $6 Million Contract Under Aircrew Labor In-Cockpit Automation System Program

January 6, 2015 @ 01:58 PM

Aurora Flight Sciences has won a $6 Million contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) for Phase 1 of the Aircrew Labor In-cockpit Automation System (ALIAS) program. The objective of the ALIAS program is to develop and insert new automation into existing aircraft in order to enable operation with reduced onboard crew